Posts tagged ‘banking’

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    Europe’s bank stress tests: what next?

    Sunday, October 26 was D-Day for Europe’s banks: at noon in Frankfurt, the European Central Bank… more

  • A man walks past buildings at the central business district of Singapore Forum Article

    Are banks holding back economic growth?

    Banks are struggling to overhaul the way they do business given new realities and new… more

  • The Raiffeisen Bank International logo is pictured behind traffic lights at an office building in Vienna Forum Article

    Why bank boards should set risk appetites

    Since the global crisis the authorities have been focusing on how to make banks safer, with changes to… more

  • An electronic screen showing business and finance information is on display at the VTB Capital “Russia Calling!” Investment Forum in Moscow Forum Article

    How can Europe promote crowdfunding?

    The rising financing gap for SMEs as well as high growth firms is a serious concern for financially-fragi… more

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    Ten challenges for global insurance regulation

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has completed its framework for the regulation of systemically… more

  • People are reflected on an electronic board displaying a graph showing the movement of Nikkei share average outside a brokerage in Tokyo Forum Article

    How to make risk-taking help the economy

    I have three key messages for you today: 1. Policymakers are facing a new global imbalance: not… more

  • A general view of the Shanghai’s financial district of Pudong Forum Article

    How can China rebalance its economy?

    China’s slowdown is the biggest short-term threat to global growth. Industrial value added fell in… more

  • Newly introduced 10 Euro banknote are pictured under ultraviolet light during news conference at the headquarters of Bundesbank in Frankfurt Forum Article

    Why QE could backfire in Europe

    With inflation in the eurozone stubbornly remaining on a downward trajectory, pressure on the European… more

  • A pedestrian is reflected in an electronic board showing the various stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo Forum Article

    How the crisis changed macroeconomics

    Until the 2008 global financial crisis, mainstream US macroeconomics had taken an increasingly benign… more

  • A businessman walks in Tokyo’s business district Forum Article

    Why central bankers are today’s philosophers

    At the recent meeting of G-20 finance ministers in Australia, US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew noted “phil… more

  • Piggy banks filled with money are displayed on a desk during a “Save our economy” campaign by Korea Saemaulundong Centre in Seoul Forum Article

    Why do so many Americans lack bank accounts?

    Many households in the US do not hold a bank account, making it harder for them… more

  • The Euro currency sign is seen next to European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt Forum Article

    How vulnerable is Europe to another financial crisis?

    The Global Financial Stability Report of the IMF (2009) defines systemic… more

  • U.S. dollar bills are displayed in Toronto in this posed photo Forum Article

    Three ways to make the money market safer

    Last month, at a United States Federal Reserve Bank conference, officials lamented the money market’s… more

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    When will the US raise interest rates?

    After more than five years of exceptionally low interest rates, the United States… more

  • A shadow is cast on the Bank of England in London Forum Article

    Is shadow banking good for the economy?

    Shadow banking, what is it good for? At the epicentre of the global financial crisis… more

  • A customer has his money ready at a store in the sprawling Kibera slums in Kenya's capital Nairobi Forum Article

    How to make savings work for the poor

    Saving money is hard. However, it is also considered to be necessary for making large purchases like a… more

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    Nine key insights for Europe’s next decade

    As Europe slowly emerges from the worst financial and economic crisis of the past 80 years, the need to… more

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    Has China done enough to shore up its economy?

    The temptations of extrapolation are hard to resist. The trend exerts a powerful influence on markets… more